JOMBA! Film Showcase

In partnership with JOMBA! one of South Africa’s leading dance festivals, LDIF22 presents a selection of dance shorts from six Durban-based dance makers.  The artists were asked to work loosely around the theme of Border Crossings, embracing the opportunity to re-imagine their creativity and their dance work for a digital space. Sabelo Cele | Uhambo…


In Situ: Responding to Space, Place, People and Time Conference

Curve Rutland Street, Leicester

The theme for both the festival and conference for Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2022 is In Situ: Responding to Space, Place, People and Time.  Dance can be anywhere, in a studio, on screen, in the streets, on a stage, dance can bring communities together, share lived experiences beyond barriers and express moments of joy.  Dance…

£70.00 – £110.00

LDIF+ Masterclasses: Makeda Thomas

Curve Rutland Street, Leicester

LDIF+ is Let’s Dance International Frontiers’ year-round programme supporting continuing professional development opportunities for dancers and choreographers.  For LDIF22 the masterclasses cover a range of techniques rooted in the richness of the African and African Caribbean Diaspora. Makeda Thomas is a New York/Port of Spain based dance artist and founding director of the Dance and…


LDIF+ Masterclasses: Ballet Hispánico

Curve Rutland Street, Leicester

Ballet Hispánico brings communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through innovative dance productions, transformative dance training, and community engagement.  An eclectic fusion of contemporary and Latin dance forms, work alongside Ballet Hispánico to learn more about their repertoire as a resource providing access points for movement, socio-political and cultural context. Serendipity Connect members…


LDIF+ Masterclasses: John Hunte

Curve Rutland Street, Leicester

John Hunte is an accomplished performer, arts activist, choreographer, teacher and consultant.  Executive Director of the Barbados Dance Project, Hunte was artistic coordinator for CARIFESTA XIII and a former Cultural Officer for Dance at the National Cultural Foundation (NCF).  Hunte is currently a tutor at the Barbados Community College and lecturer at the UWI Cave…


Dance Dialogues: Black British Dance Platform In Conversation

Dialogue Box Serendipity, 21 Bowling Green Street, Leicester

Aimed at promoters, programmers and producers, this in conversation is an opportunity to hear more from the artists participating in the Black British Dance Platform.  In collaboration with Dance4.


Yinka Esi Graves and Maya Taylor

The Guildhall Guildhall Lane, Leicester

Two collaborative solo works, first shared as part of LDIF’s online programmes in 2020 and 2021, come to life with Leicester’s historic Guildhall as a backdrop. The Disappearing Act Yinka Esi Graves The Disappearing Act is a solo exploration of the ways in which Black women articulate their resistances to negation by Yinka Esi Graves. …

£16.00 – £18.00


The Exchange Rutland Street, Leicester

Eduardo Vilaro is the Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico. He was named Ballet Hispánico Artistic Director in 2009, becoming only the second person to head the company since its founding in 1970.  Vilaro has infused Ballet Hispánico’s legacy with a bold brand of contemporary dance that reflects America’s changing cultural landscape. Vilaro’s philosophy…